COVID-19 takes huge toll on Australian sport | ABC News

Years of record broadcast deals, sky-rocketing salaries, and unprecedented growth, experts are now warning Australian sport might never be the same again. The coronavirus has taken a huge toll on the industry with mass layoffs this month and it’s expected to worsen with lucrative TV deals now hanging in the balance. For more from ABC … Read more COVID-19 takes huge toll on Australian sport | ABC News

CMO updates Australia’s COVID-19 cases, warns travellers to quarantine, March 27, 2020 | ABC News

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says he is “worried” about the growth in coronavirus cases in Australia however, isolating return travellers will be vital to flattening the curve. He reports there are just over 3,000 cases in Australia as of March 27, 2020, with a substantial number of new cases from return travellers. Read … Read more CMO updates Australia’s COVID-19 cases, warns travellers to quarantine, March 27, 2020 | ABC News

G20 & other topics – Daily Briefing (26 March 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Secretary-General/G20 – Syria – Libya – DRC – India – South Sudan – Burkina Faso – Philippines – Sudan – Cameroon – NPT – UNESCO – UNICEF – Afghanistan – Biological Weapons – Financial Contribution SECRETARY-GENERAL The Secretary-General addressed the G-20’s virtual summit on … Read more G20 & other topics – Daily Briefing (26 March 2020)

World Leaders Are Chocking Off Economic Growth Trying to Stop Coronavirus

Whatever is done to shut down the economy to stop the coronavirus is essential to protect companies as well as individuals, says Bloomberg Economics Editor Peter Coy. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusUS #Stimulus If companies fail en masse, high-functioning teams that have taken years to assemble will fail. Synergies will be lost. Workers who thrive in a … Read more World Leaders Are Chocking Off Economic Growth Trying to Stop Coronavirus

Keiser Report | Healthcare = 18% of GDP & yet no masks? | E1519

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy ask how it is that the US economy is 18% healthcare and yet not a medical mask or gown can be had? And is the danger from Covid-19 to the 49-years-old fiat currency system high enough to be fatal? In the second half, Max interviews … Read more Keiser Report | Healthcare = 18% of GDP & yet no masks? | E1519

What actions are needed in response to a worldwide pandemic?

The coronavirus pandemic is causing havoc around the globe, sending cities and nations into lockdown, and continuing to spread. The Philippines was the first Southeast Asian country to adopt lockdown measures, and on Tuesday its Congress approved a bill declaring a national emergency. So, how is the coronavirus affecting the Philippines? And how is China … Read more What actions are needed in response to a worldwide pandemic?

Singapore Growth to Decelerate Further, Morgan Stanley Says

Mar.25 — Deyi Tan, Asia economist at Morgan Stanley, discusses how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the region’s economies and policies. Singapore’s economy contracted the most in a decade in the first quarter, a bellwether for the rest of Asia as the fast-spreading coronavirus continues to shut down vast parts of the world. Tan speaks on … Read more Singapore Growth to Decelerate Further, Morgan Stanley Says

China 2049: How can we drive financial reform and innovation?

China’s economy must transition to high-quality growth, driven by innovation. The question is how to spur innovation, which comes largely from the private sector? But bank loans favor state-owned enterprises; that’s why private companies, small and medium-sized, face a financing deficit. Other questions: How to transform the financial system to support private companies? Is FinTech … Read more China 2049: How can we drive financial reform and innovation?